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Projections of Education Statistics to 2016
NCES 2008-060
December 2007


Table 4.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in grades PK–12 in public elementary and secondary schools, by region and state: Fall 1998 through fall 2016 (Table 4—Continued)

[In thousands]
  Actual    Projected 
Region and state  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004   2005 2006 2007
United States  46,539 46,857 47,204 47,672 48,183 48,540 48,795 49,028 49,370 49,610
 
Northeast  8,145 8,196 8,222 8,250 8,297 8,292 8,271 8,237 8,234 8,209
Connecticut  545 554 562 570 570 577 577 575 575 572
Maine  211 209 207 206 204 202 199 195 194 192
Massachusetts  962 971 975 973 983 980 976 969 969 965
New Hampshire  205 207 208 207 208 207 207 205 205 203
New Jersey  1,269 1,289 1,313 1,342 1,367 1,381 1,393 1,399 1,404 1,411
New York  2,877 2,888 2,882 2,872 2,888 2,865 2,836 2,822 2,818 2,806
Pennsylvania  1,816 1,817 1,814 1,822 1,817 1,821 1,828 1,821 1,820 1,812
Rhode Island  155 156 157 158 159 159 156 156 154 152
Vermont  105 105 102 101 100 99 98 96 96 94
 
Midwest  10,722 10,726 10,730 10,745 10,819 10,809 10,775 10,754 10,810 10,803
Illinois  2,012 2,028 2,049 2,071 2,084 2,101 2,098 2,113 2,121 2,125
Indiana  989 989 989 996 1,004 1,011 1,021 1,031 1,038 1,041
Iowa  498 497 495 486 482 481 478 478 486 488
Kansas  472 472 471 470 471 470 469 465 469 469
Michigan  1,720 1,726 1,721 1,731 1,785 1,758 1,751 1,742 1,747 1,738
Minnesota  856 854 854 851 847 843 839 835 843 844
Missouri  913 914 913 910 906 906 905 903 911 913
Nebraska  291 288 286 285 285 286 286 285 289 291
North Dakota  115 113 109 106 104 102 101 98 97 95
Ohio  1,842 1,837 1,835 1,831 1,838 1,845 1,840 1,831 1,836 1,832
South Dakota  132 131 129 128 130 126 123 121 121 120
Wisconsin  880 878 879 879 881 880 865 852 852 846
 
South  16,713 16,842 17,007 17,237 17,471 17,673 17,892 18,083 18,327 18,532
Alabama  748 741 740 737 739 731 730 730 735 735
Arkansas  452 451 450 450 451 455 463 465 471 474
Delaware  113 113 115 116 116 118 119 120 122 124
District of Columbia  72 77 69 75 76 78 77 77 76 74
Florida  2,338 2,381 2,435 2,500 2,540 2,588 2,639 2,694 2,719 2,754
Georgia  1,401 1,423 1,445 1,471 1,496 1,523 1,553 1,584 1,620 1,653
Kentucky  656 648 666 654 661 663 675 675 685 688
Louisiana  769 757 743 731 730 728 724 720 723 723
Maryland  842 847 853 861 867 869 866 867 868 868
Mississippi  502 501 498 494 493 494 495 494 499 501
North Carolina  1,255 1,276 1,294 1,315 1,336 1,360 1,386 1,409 1,429 1,447
Oklahoma  628 627 623 622 625 626 629 625 632 636
South Carolina  665 667 677 676 694 699 704 709 713 714
Tennessee  905 916 909 925 928 937 941 943 958 965
Texas  3,945 3,992 4,060 4,163 4,260 4,332 4,405 4,475 4,566 4,659
Virginia  1,124 1,134 1,145 1,163 1,177 1,192 1,205 1,217 1,229 1,238
West Virginia  298 292 286 283 282 281 280 279 281 281
 
West  10,959 11,093 11,244 11,440 11,596 11,766 11,857 11,954 11,999 12,066
Alaska  135 134 133 134 134 134 133 132 132 131
Arizona  848 853 878 922 938 1,012 1,043 1,067 1,086 1,108
California  5,926 6,039 6,141 6,248 6,354 6,414 6,442 6,480 6,462 6,468
Colorado  699 708 725 742 752 758 766 775 783 792
Hawaii  188 186 184 185 184 184 183 182 184 186
Idaho  245 245 245 247 249 252 256 259 266 271
Montana  160 158 155 152 150 148 147 144 145 144
Nevada  311 326 341 357 369 385 400 412 422 434
New Mexico  329 324 320 320 320 323 326 326 325 325
Oregon  543 545 546 551 554 551 552 551 552 552
Utah  481 480 481 485 489 496 504 525 542 559
Washington  998 1,004 1,005 1,009 1,015 1,021 1,020 1,016 1,015 1,012
Wyoming  95 92 90 88 88 87 85   84 84 84
See notes at end of table.
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